Eli Plaskett

Eli Plaskett Associate Editor

Shop Management Software

Cloud-Based ERP Consolidates Quoting, Enables Mobile Management

By: Eli Plaskett

E2 Shop cloud-based enterprise resource planning software from Shoptech improved the quoting process at an Ohio machine shop and enabled off-site management.
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CNC & Mach Controls

Device Adds USB, Ethernet Functionality to Machines

By: Eli Plaskett

Shop Floor Automations has released a hardware product to add USB and ethernet connectivity to any machine.

CAD/CAM

Range of Laser, Sheet Metal Software for Receiving Updates

By: Eli Plaskett

Jetcam announced updates to its entire range of core applications, which includes iOS/Android apps and CrossTrack for sheet metal.

NEWS

United Grinding Names Regional Sales Managers

By: Eli Plaskett

Michael Hilbert and Doug Smith will provide support to customers in the Central and Southeast regions, respectively.

NEWS

Emag to Host Technology Days at Michigan Headquarters

By: Eli Plaskett

Taking place at the company’s Farmington Hills, Michigan headquarters, it will feature technical presentations and live machine tool demonstrations.

Workholding

Jaws Increase Efficiency in Finish Machining

By: Eli Plaskett

The jaw design of Schunk’s UVB-HS soft chuck jaws provides efficient gripping for lathe workholding. 

Workholding

Line of Workholding for Automotive Machining

By: Eli Plaskett

Kitagawa NorthTech has released a line of custom-engineered automotive industry workholding solutions.

Machinging Centers

Five-Axis HMC Mills Aluminum for Aerospace, Superconductors

By: Eli Plaskett

Mazak’s HCR-5000S five-axis, single-table HMC is designed for efficient small- to mid-sized aluminum component processing.

NEWS

Marposs Acquires Aviation Tooling Supplier BPMA

By: Eli Plaskett

The BPMA product line offers solutions for aircraft engines including both new engine programs as well as the maintenance and repair of legacy engines.

A Camshaft's Time to Shine

By: Eli Plaskett

The April 2018 digital edition of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as camshafts, data for incentives and 3D printing.

Machinging Centers

Compact VMC Designed for Lean Manufacturing Cells

By: Eli Plaskett

Doosan Machine Tools has added the DNM 4000 to its line of vertical machining centers (VMCs).

Grinding

Redesigned Grinding Machines Feature Improved Stability

By: Eli Plaskett

United Grinding Group has redesigned the Walter Helitronic Power 400 grinding machine and Power Diamond 400 grinding and eroding machine.